Vervactor

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Vervactor
Minor god of Fields
God of ploughing

In Roman mythology, Vervactor was the deity of ploughing fallow land.[1][2] He was one of the 12 helper gods of Ceres,[3] his name was invoked during the Cerealia, along with the other 11 helper gods of Ceres.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Price, Mary Beard; North, John; Price, Simon (1999). Religions of Rome: A history. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 11. ISBN 9780521316828.
  2. ^ Dumézil, Georges; Krapp, Philip (1996). Archaic Roman religion (Johns Hopkins ed., [Rev. ed.]. ed.). Baltimore [u.a.]: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. p. 35. ISBN 9780801854804.
  3. ^ Spaeth, Barbette Stanley (2010). The Roman Goddess Ceres. University of Texas Press. p. 36. ISBN 9780292785779.
  4. ^ "A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities (1890), AGRICULTU´RA". www.perseus.tufts.edu. Retrieved 4 February 2017.